Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

I desire and long for the Temple courts of the LORD. My heart and body sing for joy to the living God.

New American Standard Bible

My soul longed and even yearned for the courts of the LORD; My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.

King James Version

My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.

Holman Bible

I long and yearn
for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and flesh cry out for the living God.

A Conservative Version

My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of LORD. My heart and my flesh cry out to the living God.

American Standard Version

My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of Jehovah; My heart and my flesh cry out unto the living God.

Amplified

My soul yearns, yes, even pines and is homesick for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out and sing for joy to the living God.

Bible in Basic English

The passion of my soul's desire is for the house of the Lord; my heart and my flesh are crying out for the living God.

Darby Translation

My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of Jehovah; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh sing to the living God.

Julia Smith Translation

My soul longed after, and also failed for the enclosures of Jehovah: my heart and my flesh will rejoice for the living God.

King James 2000

My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My soul longs and even fails for the courtyards of Yahweh. My heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God.

Modern King James verseion

My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of Jehovah; my heart and my flesh shout for joy to the living God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My soul hath a desire and longing to enter into the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh rejoice in the living God.

NET Bible

I desperately want to be in the courts of the Lord's temple. My heart and my entire being shout for joy to the living God.

New Heart English Bible

My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of the LORD. My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

The Emphasized Bible

My soul, longeth - yea even languisheth - for the courts of Yahweh, - My heart and my flesh, shout aloud for a Living GOD.

Webster

My soul longeth, and even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.

World English Bible

My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of Yahweh. My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

Youngs Literal Translation

My soul desired, yea, it hath also been consumed, For the courts of Jehovah, My heart and my flesh cry aloud unto the living God,

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Longing For God's House

1 How lovely are your dwelling places, LORD of the Heavenly Armies. 2 I desire and long for the Temple courts of the LORD. My heart and body sing for joy to the living God. 3 Even the sparrow found a house for herself and the swallow a nest to lay her young at your altar, LORD of the Heavenly Armies, my king and God.


Cross References

Psalm 42:1-2

As an antelope pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, God.

Psalm 73:26

My body and mind may fail, but God is my strength and my portion forever.

Psalm 143:6

I stretch out my hands toward you, longing for you like a parched land. Interlude

Psalm 119:81

I long for your deliverance; I have looked to your word, placing my hope in it.

Job 23:3

If only I knew where to find him, I would visit him where he has taken his seat.

Psalm 63:1-2

God, you are my God! I will fervently seek you. My soul thirsts for you; my flesh longs for you in a dry, weary, and parched land.

Psalm 119:20

My soul is consumed with longing for your decrees at all times.

Song of Songs 2:4-5

He has brought me to the banquet hall, and his banner over me is love.

Song of Songs 5:8

I charge you, young women of Jerusalem, "If you find my beloved, what are you to tell him? Tell him that I'm weak with love."

Isaiah 26:9

My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me searches for you. For when your judgments come upon the earth, the world's inhabitants learn righteousness.

Isaiah 64:1

If only you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence

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